2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru
August 4-10, 2019

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Semi Final Women’s Team – Canada vs. Puerto Rico 0-3

Alicia Côté – “It was an incredible experience to compete in such a competition and I am really proud to have achieved my goal of winning two medals.”

Ivy Liao – “I am very happy to have the opportunity to compete here at the 2019 Pan American Games. My team has guided me along and as a team we won the bronze medal. A very special moment.”

Friday, August 9, 2019

Group Stage Men’s Team – Canada vs. Mexico 3-2
Group Stage Women’s Team – Canada vs. Peru 3-1

Quarter Final Men’s Team – Canada vs. Cuba 1-2

Coach Dejan Papic – “We have two young players, Medjugorac and Hazin, on the team that played very well on the team. I am actually proud and surprised that they could raise their level of play. They need about more experience. Wang was the leader of the team as well as in the mixed doubles, and the men’s doubles. He pushed himself and the team.”

Quarter Final Women’s Team – Canada vs. Mexico 3-0

Mo Zhang – “I lost against Silva in the singles event and we knew that she would play two single matches in the team event. Therefore she had more pressure than me. We have a good chance to get into the final, so I am happy with Bronze, but I hope for more against Puerto Rico tomorrow.”

Alicia Côté – “I am very happy on how I played in the Doubles against Mexico. This morning was not so good, so I wanted to do much better in the quarter finals. Our goal was to get a medal, so I am very happy, but our goal is now to focus and try to reach the final.”

Ivy Liao – “Going into my first single match I felt very comfortable as I was more experienced than my opponent. It started well with winning the first set. That build my confidence and I was able to win. I am happy that I was able to help the team to win a medal.”

Thursday – August 8, 2019

Group Stage Men’s Team – Canada vs. Brazil 0-3
Group Stage Women’s Team – Canada vs. Chile 3-0

Wednesday – August 7, 2019

Semi final Men Single – Wang vs. Hugo Calderano (Brazil) 2-4

Alicia Côté – “I feel very happy to have won a medal. My goal was to win a medal so I’m glad I was able to achieve it. But now it’s time to focus on the team event and try my best to help the team!”

Tuesday – August 6, 2019

1/8 final Women Single – Zhang vs. Yadira Silva (Mexico) 1-4
1/8 final Men Single – Wang vs. Horacia Cifuentes (Argentina) 4-1
1/8 final Men Single – Hazin vs. Alberto Miño (Ecuador) 1-4
1/4 final Men Single – Wang vs. Marcelo Aguirre (Paraguay) 4-2

Eugene Wang – “It should have been 4-0, but I lost a bit of concentration. Next match is against Hugo Calderano, the #1 seed in this tournament and the #6 in the world ranking. I have no pressure, I just try my best and fight.”

Monday – August 5, 2019
Semi Final Mixed Doubles – Wang/Zhang vs. USA 4-1
1/16 Final Women’s Singles – Côté vs. Neridee NiÑo (Venezuela) 2-4
1/16 Final Men’s Singles – Wang vs. Andy Pereira (Cuba) 4-3
1/16 Final Men’s Singles – Hazin vs. Hector Gatica (Guatemala) 4-0
Semi Final Women’s Doubles – Côté/Zhang vs. USA 1-4
Final Mixed Doubles – Wang/Zhang vs. Brazil 4-1

Mo Zhang was very excited about her Gold Medal win in the Mixed Doubles “It is much easier to compete in Singles, but against a strong Brazilian team we got more comfortable and found our game. I am very happy with the win of the Gold Medal.”

Alicia Côté – “I am very happy that we won a medal, but a bit disappointed that we lost the Semi Finals. We knew it would be very hard against the Americans, but we did win against them in the past. There was definitely a chance to win.”

Sunday – August 4, 2019

1/16 Final Mixed Doubles – Zhang/Wang vs. Columbia 4-0
1/16 Final Women’s Doubles – Zhang/Côte vs. Guatemala 4-1
1/16 Final Men’s Doubles – Wang/Hazin vs. Guatemala 4-3
Quarter Final Mixed Doubles – Zhang/Wang vs. Cuba 4-0
Quarter Final Women’s Doubles – Zhang/Côte vs. Chili 4-1
Quarter Final Men’s Doubles – Wang/Hazin vs. Dominican Republic 3-4

Ivy Liao: “It’s awesome to see Canada starting out well!”

Marko Medjugorac: “Yeah it was nice to see our Teams do well so far! They did a good job for the first matches!”

Eugene Wang – “Two easy wins today as we are getting more comfortable playing together. Tomorrow will be much harder against the US. We have to fight and do our best, thinking about winning the gold medal.”

MEN’S TEAM
Eugene Zhen WANG
Jeremy HAZIN
Marko MEDJUGORAC

WOMEN’S TEAM
Mo ZHANG
Alicia CÔTÉ
Ivy LIAO